(Brittany N. Gaddy/AP)
(Brittany N. Gaddy/AP)

Walmart now offering free college tuition and books to its 1.5 million U.S. employees

The move by the nation’s largest private employer comes as many retailers are struggling to fill jobs amid a tight labor market.

States that cut unemployment early aren’t seeing a hiring boom, but who gets hired is changing

States that scaled back unemployment aid have seen a decline in teen employment and an increase in workers over 25, early evidence has found.

The economic recovery has no playbook

Remarks from the Fed chair, a GDP report and new inflation data may help policymakers’ understanding of the economy’s health.

From ports to rail yards, global supply lines struggle amid virus outbreaks in the developing world

Some back-to-school products could be hard to find for American consumers in the coming weeks.

Frito-Lay workers end 19-day strike in Kansas with contract that guarantees one day off per week

Workers at the Topeka plant had called on the snack food giant to end forced overtime and 84-hour workweeks when the walkout began July 5.

Blue Origin offers to waive $2 billion in NASA payments in bid for moon landing contract

In April, Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin spaceflight company lost out to Elon Musk's SpaceX in a contest to return U.S. astronauts to the moon. But Blue Origin wants back in.

Restaurants are shelling out more for clams — making Flo’s Clam Shack shuck its namesake dish

Though a sign outside proclaims the spot is “famous for clams,” Flo’s Clam Shack is taking a hiatus from hawking fried steamers.

U.S. stocks hit record highs, with Dow breaching 35,000, even as delta variant concerns grow

The blue-chip index rebounds from its worst day of 2021 with a four-day win streak.

After six worker deaths in nitrogen leak, Labor Dept. fines poultry plant, three other companies

The Labor Department announced the citations — 59 in total — on Friday, with Secretary Marty Walsh saying the deaths were “entirely avoidable.”

Crocs accuses Walmart, Hobby Lobby and nearly 20 other brands of copying its ‘iconic design’

The clog maker’s lawsuits claim other companies are unfairly profiting from its signature look. ‘It is essential that we protect Crocs’ iconic DNA,’ an executive says.

For NBC, the covid Olympics will be a feat of strange movements and remote mystery

Storage spaces as broadcast booths, Orlando hotels as family-cheering sections and other oddities mark the broadcast of the 2021 improvisational Games, being called the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

The next child tax credit payment date is Aug. 13. Here are some key things you should know.

Many parents are confused by reduced payments for children who are turning 6 this year. Meanwhile, children who turn 18 this year age out completely from receiving payments.

Dozens of nooses have shown up on U.S. construction sites. The culprits rarely face consequences.

Black workers, who make up only 6 percent of the sector, have found most of the 55 nooses reported at 40 work sites since 2015, a Post analysis has found.

Major Internet outage along East Coast causes large parts of the Web to crash — again

Amazon, Airbnb, FedEx and Delta Air Lines were some of the companies affected by a huge Internet outage linked to Akamai Technologies.

Unemployment claims jumped to 419,000 last week, a sudden increase reflecting an unsettled labor market

It was the third time in about six weeks that the new claims had ticked up, according to data from the Department of Labor.
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